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A white caustic alkaline substance consisting of calcium oxide, obtained by heating limestone,
  1. Treat (soil or water) with lime to reduce acidity and improve fertility or oxygen levels

  2. Give (wood) a bleached appearance by treating it with lime
    • - limed oak dining furniture
  3. Catch (a bird) with birdlime

Noun
  1. A rounded citrus fruit similar to a lemon but greener, smaller, and with a distinctive acid flavor

  2. The evergreen citrus tree that produces this fruit, widely cultivated in warm climates

  3. A bright light green color like that of a lime
    • - day-glo orange, pink, or lime green

  1. birdlime: spread birdlime on branches to catch birds
  2. calcium hydroxide: a caustic substance produced by heating limestone
  3. calcium oxide: a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
  4. cover with lime so as to induce growth; "lime the lawn"
  5. any of various related trees bearing limes
  6. linden: any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber
  7. Limé is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardy in northern France.
  8. Arvingarna is a Swedish dansband, which was formed in 1989 and which competed in the Swedish Melodifestivalen in 1993, 1995, 1999 and 2002. In 1993 they won with the song '"Eloise" and represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1993, where the song finished 7th.
  9. Lime was a synth-pop group from Montréal, Canada, during the 1980s. The group was composed of husband and wife Denis and Denyse LePage, although two younger and more attractive singers, Joy Dorris and Chris Marsh, were chosen to tour and appear as the act. ...
  10. LIME, an anacronym for 'Landline, Internet, Mobile, Entertainment', is a communications provider owned by the British based Cable & Wireless Communications plc operating in Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. ...
  11. Lime, also traditionally known as lime green or lime-green, is a color three-fourths of the way between yellow and green (closer to yellow than to green), so named because it is a representation of the color of the citrus fruit called limes. ...
  12. is a Japanese publisher of bishōjo eroge visual novel video games. The company's name is a reference to the navel orange.
  13. (Limes) Jargon for followspots and their operators. See Lime Light.
  14. (Limes) They are an excellent source of vitamin C and are a great substitute for lemons. Limes can be used for delicious drinks, seafood dishes, meats and deserts. Limes are just like lemons in medicinal action.
  15. (Limes) This fruit is a species of lemon, it is smaller and rounder than the ordinary lemon.  The lime tree is a native of Asia.  The juice of this fruit is imported into England in large quantities for the manufacture of  citric acid.
  16. (Limes) are a delightful citrus with a beautiful herby flavor that enhances both savory and sweet dishes. Historically, limes were used by sailors to prevent scurvy. With health properties characteristic of all citrus fruits, limes are powerhouses in health and flavor. ...
  17. (Limes) are one of the most important ingredients in sauces and marinades and are used to perk up any savoury or sweet dish. Unlike the popular green limes with which we are most familiar, ripe Caribbean limes have light yellow skins. ...
  18. (limes (-ites)) lines of division (axes) of a Roman cadastre: an area was divided with limites and assigned "within the limites", i.e. within the framework of these cadastral lines, using them to record the operation both on the ground and on the forma. ...
  19. Caribbean limes have light yellow skins when ripe, though they are often picked green because they go bad rapidly when ripe. When overripe, they turn yellow and are an excellent source of vitamin C. ...
  20. granular deposits of calcium carbonate found in the capillitium, peridium and stalk of some Myxomycetes, sometimes as large, irregular masses (lime knots).
  21. Common water treatment chemical. Lime can be deposed on walls of showers and bathrooms, after lime has reacted with calcium to form limestone.
  22. A small, green citrus fruit that resembles a lemon. Used in drinks and is the primary ingredient in the famous "Key lime pie." British sailors were called "limeys" because they used lime as a scurry-preventative.
  23. Calcium is the chief chemical element of lime which is an essential plant food and soil conditioner that is used to neutralize acid soil and to improve the texture of heavy clay soils.
  24. Specifically, calcium oxide, also, loosely, a general term for the various chemical and physical forms of quicklime, hydrated lime and hydraulic hydrated lime.
  25. Used in the form of dolomite or hydrated lime to raise and stabilize soil pH.